Recipe: Bohemian Pilsner

This revolutionary style developed in Pilsen in 1842, started a trend for pale lagers which remains the world’s most popular beer style. Our version uses mid and late additions of mount hood hops which lend a pungent, herbal and slightly spicey quality to the final beer.

Source: Toronto Brewing Co

Beer Specifications

Beer Name: Bohemian Pilsner
Beer Style: Czech Pilsner
Recipe Type: All Grain
Batch Size: 5 gallons / 18.9 litres
Estimated SRM:
Estimated IBU: 33
Estimated OG: 1.051
Estimated FG: 1.009
Estimated ABV: 5.5%

Grain Bill/Fermentables

LBS Fermentables
8 Pilsner Malt
1 Munich Malt


Oz Time Hops
1 60 min Mt. Hood
0.5 30 min Mt. Hood
0.5 0 min Mt. Hood


# Yeast
1 SafLager W-34/70

Fermentation Schedule

42 days Primary
7-14 days Bottle Conditioning
Optimal Fermentation Temperature: 48-72°F / 9-22°C
Place fermenter in stable temperature, out of the light.


Mash Temperature: 148°F / 64°C
Mash Time: 60 min
Strike Water Volume: 3 gallons / 11.4 litres
Sparge Water Volume: 5 gallons / 18.9 litres
Boil Duration: 90 min

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